The Management of Bayero University Kano has suspended all academic activities for the period of one month over coronavirus.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary, Information and Publication Mal. Lamara Garba and sent to INFOMEDIA on Friday 20-March 2020.
“Following a circular from the Federal Ministry of Education through the National Universities Commission (NUC), aimed at containing and preventing the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, to which the Federal Government granted approval for the closure of all schools (including tertiary institutions) for a period of one month effective from Monday, 23rd March, 2020, the Management of Bayero University, Kano considers the health and wellbeing of its students and staff to be of utmost importance the statement read in part.
Consequently, “In line with the above directives and in the overall interest of the well-being of members of the University Community, it is hereby directed that all students who are on break as a result of ASUU warning strike are requested NOT to return to the University. Consequently, those in Campus should VACATE the hostels and return to their respective homes”
He added that,” the staff members are expected to continue with their normal duties, they are however, strongly advised to abide by the safety guidelines and advices (including on social distancing) as issued by professionals. They should do whatever it takes to protect themselves and others”